ASA releases 5th edition of The Flight Instructor’s Manual

Now available is the 5th edition of The Flight Instructor’s Manual, edited by William C. Kershner, based on the original text by his father, William K. Kershner.

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NAFI headquarters 40th chapter of the IMC Club

A new chapter of the IMC Club has opened at the headquarters of the National Association of Flight Instructors in Kalamazoo, Mich.

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New flight instructor insurance program launched

The National Association of Flight Instructors (NAFI) and Avemco Insurance Co. kicked off the New Year by launching a new non-owned insurance program for flight instructors. The new NAFI CFI Insurance Program features expanded professional liability coverage and liability limit options for type-specific aircraft, including traditional single and multiengine aircraft, along with offerings for seaplane, experimental and light sport airplanes. Automatically included is non-owned coverage for personal flying.

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LogTen Pro 6.0 launches

The latest version of Coradine Aviation Systems’ flagship Logbook for Mac, iPhone and iPad — LogTen Pro 6.0 — has been approved today by Apple and is now available in the App store.

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Fulfilling dreams with Able Flight

Teaching someone to fly is always a challenge. Now imagine that the person you are teaching is disabled.

It happens every day, thanks to Able Flight, a non-profit organization founded in 2006 by Charles Stites, a pilot who believes that the life-changing experience of learning to fly is best shared, which is why he created an organization to award scholarships to help people with disabilities pursue flight training.

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Flying the Sky Arrow with hand controls

Many years ago, when I was working as a television news reporter, I spent a day in a wheelchair so that I could get an idea of what it was like to be disabled for a story on the American With Disabilities Act. I remember how challenging it was to use a water fountain, get in and out of a car or an elevator, even maneuver in an office. These were all things I did everyday without thinking. I wondered if I would have a similar experience if I flew the Sky Arrow 600 with hand controls.

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Kuo appointed president of Rhode Island IMC Club

The IMC Clubs has appointed Victoria Kuo, the chief flight instructor of New Horizon Aviation, to be the Rhode Island Chapter President.

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